Upcoming Events
  1. Summer Institute “The Power of Words”

    June 11 - June 13
  2. Dessert with the Author – Karen Treiger

    June 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Summer Workshop “The Refugee Crisis”

    June 13 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  4. Summer Book Club – Session #1

    June 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  5. Summer Book Club – Session #2

    June 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Welcome progress has been made since the late Bill Wassmuth first stood up to bigotry and hatred in northern Idaho. But the need for human rights education grows with every new generation of Idaho children. Today’s headlines only remind us there’s much more to be done.

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Hate is My Neighbor

During the early 1970s to the mid-1990s, white supremacists—under the umbrella of the Aryan Nation and Reverend Richard Butler, Minister of the Church of Jesus Christ Christian—sought to create an all-white homeland in north Idaho. Untold numbers of white nationalists, Holocaust deniers, white supremacists, neo-Nazis, and far-right Christians gravitated from all over the US to Hayden Lake, Coeur d’Alene, and eastern Washington.

If you are interested in this e-book, you can order today from Amazon. The Wassmuth Center receives a portion of the sales.

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Commemorating Anne Frank’s 90th Birthday

Join us for “Dessert with the Author – Karen Treiger” featuring her award-winning book My Soul is Filled With Joy, A Holocaust Story.

Dessert by Chef Joyce Doughty; Dessert Wine from Tranche Estate Winery

Music by Fleet Street Klezmer Band

17th Floor of Zion’s Bank at 8th and Main

Wednesday, June 12, 2019, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Tickets: $20 available online